Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Christian Schamber[1, 2, 3]

Male 1869 - 1946  (76 years)


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  • Name Christian Schamber 
    Born 10 Sep 1869  North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-373267 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-373267 
    Died 1 Feb 1946  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Philipsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I373267  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2022 

    Father Jacob Schamber,   b. 23 Jan 1843, Kirberg, Cothigen, Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1914, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth C. Ruppel,   b. 14 Oct 1835, Heidelbach, Hessia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1919, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 28 Apr 1867  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F49403  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Jacob Schamber,   b. 23 Jan 1843, Kirberg, Cothigen, Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1914, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Family ID F267526  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Anna Stueck,   b. 21 Jan 1876, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age 65 years) 
    Children 
     1. Leslie Schamber
     2. Clara Schamber,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Alice Margaret Schamber,   b. 6 Dec 1901, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1966, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     4. Alice Schamber,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Nelson Jacob Schamber,   b. 20 Oct 1906, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1907, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. John Robert Schamber,   b. 29 Mar 1900, , Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1987, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 20 May 2022 
    Family ID F52906  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Christian Schamber

      By Record Correspondent - Wellesley, Feb. 1 - The death of Christian Schamber, 76, occurred at the home of his son, Leslie, early today.

      Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Schamber, he was born in North Easthope Township, Sept. 10, 1869. He farmed in North Easthope for many years until he retired to Philipsburg where he resided until the death of his wife the former Catherine Stueck in 1942. He was a life member of Zion Lutheran Church, Philipsburg.
      Surviving are two sons, Leslie, Wellesley and John of North Easthope; two daughters, Mrs. Harvey (Clara) Schmidt of Hamstead, and Alice Schamber of Kitchener. Also surviving are one brother Jacob of New Hamburg and five sisters, Mrs. S. Becker, North Easthope; Mrs. George Wettlaufer of East Zorra; Mrs. Henry Rueffer, Miss Barbara Schamber, and Mrs. Peter Stueck of New Hamburg.

      The remains are resting at the Futher Funeral Home, Wellesley, where a private service will be held at two o'clock, Monday, followed by a public service at Zion Lutheran Church, Philipsburg, at 2: 45 pm. Interment will be made in the adjoining cemetery. Rev. Mr. Friedrickson will officiate.
    • Christian Schamber

      By Record Correspondent - Wellesley, Feb. 1 - The death of Christian Schamber, 76, occurred at the home of his son, Leslie, early today.

      Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Schamber, he was born in North Easthope Township, Sept. 10, 1869. He farmed in North Easthope for many years until he retired to Philipsburg where he resided until the death of his wife the former Catherine Stueck in 1942. He was a life member of Zion Lutheran Church, Philipsburg.
      Surviving are two sons, Leslie, Wellesley and John of North Easthope; two daughters, Mrs. Harvey (Clara) Schmidt of Hamstead, and Alice Schamber of Kitchener. Also surviving are one brother Jacob of New Hamburg and five sisters, Mrs. S. Becker, North Easthope; Mrs. George Wettlaufer of East Zorra; Mrs. Henry Rueffer, Miss Barbara Schamber, and Mrs. Peter Stueck of New Hamburg.

      The remains are resting at the Futher Funeral Home, Wellesley, where a private service will be held at two o'clock, Monday, followed by a public service at Zion Lutheran Church, Philipsburg, at 2: 45 pm. Interment will be made in the adjoining cemetery. Rev. Mr. Friedrickson will officiate.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of John Robert Schamber - 1987.

    2. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Obituary of Salome Schamber - Wettlaufer - May 1938.

    3. [S2645] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 -, Obituary of Jacob Stueck - 29 Mar 1929, pg 4.

    4. [S2173] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/121745145/christian-schamber.

    5. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Jacob Schamber, 23, res. North Easthope, b. Kirberg Cothingen, son of Jacob and Salome (Buhler), married 28 Apr 1867 Elizabeth Hofmeier, 32, res. North Easthope, b. Heidelbach Germany, daughter of John Ruppel and Catharina (Grain)

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Sep 1869 - North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Feb 1946 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Philipsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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